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Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 8:24 PM

Nicky Jam Confirmed for Songwriter Session in Miami Beach

Nicky Jam Confirmed for Songwriter Session in Miami Beach

Puerto Rican-born Nick Rivera, better known as Nicky Jam, made his way to the top of the Billboard charts last Summer with his hit "El Perdon" (Forgiveness), and just this month his second hit "Hasta El... Read »

Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 at 6:14 PM

#1 Hit Series “El Señor de Los Cielos” Season 4 Returns to Telemundo

Following the success of its first three seasons, Telemundo’s super series “El Señor de los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) season 4 returns to the small screen next March 28th on Telemundo. Read »

Friday, Mar 18, 2016 at 7:30 AM

$1M Makeover Planned for Calle Ocho

The heart of Miami's Cuban-American neighborhood is about to get a makeover. Read »

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 5:54 AM

Little Havana Celebrates Calle Ocho Street Festival

It's Calle Ocho Street Festival weekend! Read »

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 6:27 AM

Award Winning Journalist Maria Celeste Celebrates Milestone

Award Winning Journalist Maria Celeste Celebrates Milestone

Emmy award winning journalist Maria Celeste Arrarás celebrated her 30th on-air anniversary with a trip down memory lane on her Telemundo program ‘Al Rojo Vivo’ this week. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016 at 10:35 AM

Fmr. 'Sabado Gigante' Host Don Francisco Coming to Telemundo

Fmr. 'Sabado Gigante' Host Don Francisco Coming to Telemundo

Legendary television personality Don Francisco, the former host of Univision's long-running Saturday night variety program "Sabado Gigante," has sealed a deal with rival network Telemundo. Read »

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 at 9:43 PM

Cuban Artist Jailed for Artwork Displaying Work in SoFla

A Cuban artist, who was recently released from a Cuban prison for his controversial artwork, is now showing his work in Miami Beach. Read »

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 at 3:50 PM

Shakira Visits WDW's Animal Kingdom to Promote 'Zootopia'

Shakira Visits WDW's Animal Kingdom to Promote 'Zootopia'

39-year-old Colombian Grammy Award-winning singer Shakira returns to the spotlight lending her voice in Disney's animated flick "Zootopia." Read »

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 6:16 AM

Telemundo Unveils Plans for New HQ

Florida Governor Rick Scott joined executives from Comcast, NBC Universal and Telemundo Enterprises to break ground and officially announced the building plans for Telemundo’s new global headquarters in... Read »

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 10:48 PM
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By Monica L. Correa

Latin Billboard 2016 Award Nominations

The Latin Billboard 2016 finalist announcements were made Wednesday morning live... View gallery »

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 3:53 PM

Latin Billboard 2016 Award Nominations to Air Live from Miami

Latin Billboard 2016 Award Nominations to Air Live from Miami

The much awaited nominations and host announcement for this year's Latin Billboard Awards will be announced Wednesday, Feb. 3, live from Miami's Gibson Theatre. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 5:46 AM
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By Associated Press

With Easier Travel to Cuba, Quinceañera Business Booms

Now that travel to Cuba is easier than it once was, many girls are traveling back... View gallery »

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 6:43 PM

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Fidel Castro's Lover

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Fidel Castro's Lover

Jennifer Lawrence is ready to star in another bio-pic. This time, she'll play Marita Lorenz in "Marita." Read »

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:17 PM

Mayor Welcomes Pro-Soccer Teams with Keys to the City

Mayor Welcomes Pro-Soccer Teams with Keys to the City

As David Beckham's fight to bring MLS soccer to Miami continues, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado in total support of the sport welcomed with open arms four top soccer clubs from Colombia Tuesday, who are... Read »

Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 5:19 AM

World Class Soccer Tournament Returns to Sunshine State

World Class Soccer Tournament Returns to Sunshine State

The second edition of the Florida Cup soccer tournament returns to the Sunshine State with a stellar lineup of world class soccer clubs including South Florida's very own Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Read »

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Kelly Blanco Kelly Blanco has built up almost a decade’s worth of experience as an entertainment, sports, and lifestyle reporter. Since high school, she has covered events such as the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards and even the 2012 Paralympics in London. Kelly is also an active volunteer within the South Florida community. Make sure to wake up with Kelly every morning as she brings you your First Alert Traffic updates and gets you out the door with what you need to know from 4:30-7 a.m. on South Florida Today and follow her on Twitter @KellyNBC6.
Adriana Correa Adriana Correa enjoys writing about news, entertainment and profiling people in our community doing extraordinary things. Her passion for writing began at NBC Chicago where she worked for 10 years as a video editor, media manager and later a content producer. She’s produced entertainment stories that have aired nationally on the Univision Network and locally on NBC 6. You can find her on Twitter @AdrianaNBC.
Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18 1/2, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now at 21-years-old, Brandon has since made a family at NBC 6 as an Associate Producer, enjoying the opportunities he's been awarded. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonNBC6.